Some fascinating facts about betting and Spurs!

We all know that Spurs are the greatest team in the world, after all that is why you are a die hard fan on this site! Whether you love watching your favourite team play in person, down the pub with your friends, or you love putting a bet on- watching Spurs is an exhilarating experience. If you fancy upping the ante when the season kicks off then you can check out a great range of the best free bets here to give you a helping hand before you get going!

But how much do you really know about your favourite team? Let us test your Spurs knowledge- read on to find out more!

  1. Did you know that Spurs hold the UK record for the most goals scored in a premier league match with a grand total of nine!
  2. Did you know that the biggest return on a bet on Spurs was an incredible £75,000? Just think, that could be you!
  3. Did you know that in 1963, Spurs were the first UK football club to win a big European completion when they sailed to glory at the European Winners Cup?
  4. Did you know that the at the time Spurs player Les Ferdinand scored the 10,000 Premiership goal during a match against Fulham that they went on to win 4-0 in 2001?
  5. Did you know that Spurs top goal scorer of all time is Jimmy Greaves with an impressive 266 goals under his belt?
  6. Did you know that the youngest Premiership player and goalscorer was Andy Turner who scored for his team in 1992 against Everton. He was just 17 at the time!
  7. Did you know that Spurs are the third most successful football team ever in the FA Cup? They are just behind Man U and Arsenal and they have won an impressive 8 times!
  8. Did you know that Spurs was formed in 1882 when the Hotspur Cricket Club wanted to play a sport in the winter and chose football?
  9. Did you know that Spurs were the first ever winners of the UEFA Cup back in 1971?
  10. Did you know that the record for the fastest goal ever is held by Ledley King who was playing for Spurs? He scored against Bradford City in just 9.9 seconds!
  11. Did you know that on the day that Spurs were defeated by Arsenal in the FD, their mascot, a pet parrot died? It had been a present upon the team returning from a tour of Uruguay and Argentina in 1908 and it is believed that the phrase “sick as a parrot” originates from this story!

Next time you are watching the game, or discussing the latest odds with your buddies, be sure to pull a few of these out of the bag!

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